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Glan
Municipality
Map of Sarangani with Glan highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Glan highlighted
Glan is located in Philippines
Glan
Glan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200Coordinates: 05°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200
Country Philippines
Region SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 31
Government[1]
 • Mayor Victor James B. Yap
Area[2]
 • Total 610.30 km2 (235.64 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 106,518
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
 • Languages Cebuano, Filipino, English
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9517
Dialing code 83
Income class 1st class

Glan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to 2010 census, it has a population of 106,518 people.[3]

Glan is located on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the north by Davao del Sur, and on the south by the Celebes Sea. It is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra. Aquaculture is the second biggest income earner, notably milkfish and shrimps culture. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, and fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport. It has also benefited from its political role as the seat of the provincial government.

As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 56,881 voters.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Glan is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Baliton
  • Batotuling
  • Batulaki
  • Big Margus
  • Burias
  • Cablalan
  • Calabanit
  • Calpidong
  • Congan
  • Cross
  • Datalbukay
  • E. Alegado
  • Glan Padidu
  • Gumasa
  • Ilaya
  • Kaltuad
  • Kapatan
  • Lago
  • Laguimit
  • Mudan
  • New Aklan
  • Pangyan
  • Poblacion
  • Rio Del Pilar
  • San Jose
  • San Vicente
  • Small Margus
  • Sufatubo
  • Taluya
  • Tango
  • Tapon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Glan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 60,382 —    
1995 73,768 +3.82%
2000 83,051 +2.57%
2007 102,676 +2.97%
2010 106,518 +1.35%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

External links[edit]


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Minda News
Sun, 10 May 2015 09:28:14 -0700

GLAN, Sarangani (MindaNews/10 May) — Triathlete-lawyer Ingemar Macarine knocked out boxing icon Manny Pacquiao's province by setting a personal record as the first man to have crossed Sarangani Bay on Sunday. The 38-year old Macarine, dubbed ...
 
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:48:45 -0700

The festivities will run from 15 to 17 May in the municipality of Glan, Sarangani. Smart is sponsoring various activities during the three-day festival, including the Talk 'N Text Day on the 15 May, the Swim-Bike-Run for the Environment triathlon event ...

PhilBoxing.com

PhilBoxing.com
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700

World-ranked Filipino Jether "The General" Oliva scaled-in at 111 lbs while his experienced opponent Jemmy "Boom Boom" Gobel of Indonesia made 113 lbs ahead of their battle for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific 112 lbs title @ Glan ...
 
ABS CBN News
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:03:45 -0800

MANILA, Philippines – The mayor of the town of Glan, Sarangani lashed out at former senator Rene Saguisag for making critical comments of Sarangani Representative and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. In a letter published on Inquirer.net, Saguisag ...

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Rappler
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:08:22 -0700

Alternatively, bangkas (outrigger canoes) that can carry up to four passengers may be chartered to Mabila from Barangay Margus or Gumasa Beach in Glan, Sarangani Province, located one to two hours away from General Santos. Boat trips are P 1,300 ...

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PhilBoxing.com
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:52:30 -0700

Manny Pacquiao serves as the guest of honor during the "Balikbayan Night" in Isla Jardin Del Mar, Barangay Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani. (Left to Right - Glan mayor Victor James Yap, Manny Pacquiao & Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian-Solon) Photo by ...

InterAksyon

InterAksyon
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 23:33:52 -0800

The agreement also outlines the legislator's P5-million donation, which will be used to partially fund 195 houses for families in Glan, Sarangani. The families — mostly composed of fishermen households and sari-sari store vendors — will be living in ...
 
Philippine Information Agency
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:15:00 -0700

GLAN, Sarangani, March 9 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Glan is forging partnership with the academe, civic society and local businesses for its year-round advocacy of zero-fire incident in the area. SInsp. Leilani Bangelis, municipal ...
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